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Historic photo exhibit

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum to create a hi [ ... ]

ACT Audition Notice

ACT (a community theatre) will stage 12 Angry Women in the round at four Island venues April 26–Ma [ ... ]

Family Doctor of the Year

Dr. Randy J. MacKinnon honoured

Health Minister, Doug Currie, offered his congratulations to Prince Edward Island’s Family Physician of the Year, Dr. Randy J. MacKinnon, during Family Doctor Week in Canada.

“Dr. MacKinnon is an extremely dedicated family physician who has carried one of the largest practices on the Island,” said Minister Currie. Dr. MacKinnon was honoured with the Reg L Perkin
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Ship to Shore in enRoute

The Ship to Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Darnley, PEI has recently been selected by enRoute Magazine as one of Canada’s Best Top 10 new restaurants.

John Bil, three-time Canadian oyster shucking champion, and Stephen Stewart, president of Confederation Cove Mussel Company, combined their talents and reopened the Ship to Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past spring. The 100-seat ocean-view eatery
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Spacing Atlantic

Spacing Atlantic
New group gets together to discuss what it means to live in a city

by Ann Thurlow

I had kind of a strange experience recently. I was standing outside The Inn on the Hill (on Gallows Hill, for you history buffs). And I looked down on Charlottetown and it looked completely different. I can’t explain it exactly; it looked, well, like a city.

Which is really an abstruse way of introducing something
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Brand Essence Award

As recipients of the 2008 Brand Essence Award, Mary and Bill Kendrick won an opportunity to meet with Tourism PEI’s advertising agency, Grey Canada, for a consultation on their 2010 advertising campaign. The Kendricks own Experience PEI and Briarcliffe Inn, located in Salutation Cove, Prince Edward Island. The Tourism Advisory Council of PEI, along with Tourism PEI, present this annual Brand
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Dundas Terrace

The Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister, recently unveiled a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Dundas Terrace, a prominent Queen Anne Revival Style building located in Charlottetown’s historic district. Built in 1889-90 by the estate of Owen Connolly, Dundas Terrace is a fine example of the Queen
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Learning Facilities

Learning Facilities

UPEI has opened a new state-of-the-art Language Lab as well as a multimedia computer lab, known as the Collaboratory, in the Robertson Library for use by the university and Island communities. The Language Lab consists of 30 iMac workstations loaded with Rosetta Stone language-learning software. Students will be able to learn English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Latin American Spanish,
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Learning. For Life.

Learning. For Life.

Holland College and the Holland College Foundation have announced that Dr. Donald Glendenning, founding president of Holland College, joins the Learning. For Life. Capital Campaign leadership team as Honorary Chair. Dr. Glendenning presides alongside campaign Co-Chairs Robert K. Irving, President of Cavendish Farms, and Ray Murphy, President of Murphy’s Pharmacies.

Lowering Bad Cholesterol

Government of Canada researchers at the National Research Council (NRC) have developed innovative technology to help lower bad cholesterol levels by combining natural botanical extracts. Vancouver-based Omnia Foods Ltd. has acquired the North American rights to this technology, which was developed at NRC’s Nutrisciences and Health cluster initiative in Charlottetown.

Memorandum of Understanding

Atlantic Canada’s universities and community colleges have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing greater collaboration among institutions and improving completion times, enabling students to have a more seamless educational experience in attaining their post-secondary credentials. Community colleges in Atlantic Canada operate in 50 campus locations throughout the region and serve
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North Granville Community Centre

North Granville Community Centre recently reopened. The Centre is used to host many community functions and events. Major renovations included: the installation of a new water heater; kitchen renovations; insulating of the roof; a new furnace and oil tank; new windows installed upstairs and down; new flooring; and installation of a new septic system.

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Some Upcoming Events

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
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Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]